Towson University

Long-time TU professor is honored with guitar ensemble

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Wynne Kirchner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Retiring Towson University professor Michael Decker was honored last Thursday at Towson University’s annual guitar ensemble. Decker, the guitar performance and music industry programs, has been praised not only for his mastery of the guitar, but [...]

Ryan reflects on her years as a journalist

May 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Derrell Reid Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer April Ryan White House correspondent April Ryan visited Towson University last week to urge young people to pursue their dreams and “aspire to inspire.” Speaking to an audience of about 75 people in the University Union, Ryan recounted her start [...]

Press club president says journalists must always fight for press freedom

April 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Watta Camara Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer “Journalism is not a game, it’s a profession that people die for,” said Jeffrey Ballou, the president of the National Press Club, during his speech to Towson University students and faculty on Thursday. As news editor at Al-Jazeera Media Network [...]

Walk raises money, awareness of suicide

April 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Katelyn Murphy Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Family members and friends who have had a loved one commit suicide came out in force Saturday morning to walk and spread awareness  of the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted the [...]

Activist fights for African-Americans’ food sovereignty

April 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Jordan Cope Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Eric Jackson Of the estimated 623,000 residents living in Baltimore City, 25 percent face food insecurity. Of those suffering from food insecurity, 86 percent are African American, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Wanting a brighter [...]

Yoga instructor looks for the inner beauty

March 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Campbell Kistner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer At a time when many people are focused on physical beauty and perfection, Yoga instructor Carrie Miller believes internal beauty is more important. “Yoga, unlike the media, is for every body type,” Miller said. “The whole point is to achieve [...]

Panel debates the meaning of Black in America

March 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

By J.K. Schmid Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer As 400 years of black repression and black resistance were recounted during a recent panel discussion at Towson University, Akosua Bamfo had to leave the room as she wiped away tears. “It’s so hurtful, I don’t know where to go” the 24-year-old [...]

Towson student helps raise money for friend with cancer

December 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Nick Ferrara Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Aaron Goldenberg was ready to get back to school at Towson University last August when he learned that one of his best friends was suffering from cancer. Goldenberg received the call from his fraternity brother, Matt Geisser, who told him that he [...]

Attorney confronts bias in U.S. criminal justice system

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Nick Ferrara Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Adnan Syed is awaiting a new trial after being in prison the past 16 years for the alleged murder of his ex-girlfriend. One of his most prominent advocates said that spreading his story is the best way to free him and others who have been wrongly [...]
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